Stock Analysis

  1. AIG Reduces Hot Air Emissions

    AIG axed CEO Martin Sullivan and his puffed-up predictions. This should help AIG ...
  2. An iPhone Today Won't Keep The Downside Away

    The latest iPhone is half the price of the old one, and it should sell, but it might ...
  3. Oil Playbook For A Rising Market

    With oil around $130 per barrel, we examine a few companies, beyond the big names, ...
  4. DuPont Expects To Grow In The Sun

    DuPont predicts its solar business will triple in size over the next five years due ...
  5. Dell's Turnaround Talk Premature

    Dell managed to beat expectations, but they were low expectations. The overall picture ...
  6. Costco Blends Low Costs With High Profits

    Discount club Costco saw profits rise 32% as price-conscious consumers flocked to ...
  7. Dollars For Collars

    Polo Ralph Lauren, king of the preppy shirt, breathed life into retail stocks by ...
  8. Cost Cuts Fill The Gap

    Revenue slipped 5% for the quarter, yet Gap managed to boost earnings by cutting ...
  9. American Airlines: Pack Light, Or Pay Up

    AMR will now charge passengers $15 for their first checked bag. It's also cutting ...
  10. BCE Bankers Balk

    Mirroring the havoc at Clear Channel, the banks who were financing the BCE leveraged ...
  11. Icahn Gives Yahoo An Earful

    Yahoo dropped the ball with the Microsoft deal. Activist shareholder Carl Icahn's ...
  12. The Lowe Down

    Lowe's saw profit decrease 18% as it continues to suffer from the weak housing market. ...
  13. Freddie Mac's Q1 All Style, No Substance

    Freddie Mac's earnings beat analyst expectations, but this was due to accounting ...
  14. More Losses For MBIA

    Bond insurer MBIA reported losses of $2.41 billion for the quarter and continues ...
  15. April Retail Sales Impress, Troubling Trends Remain

    Wal-Mart led the retail charge. High-end retailers did well too, but this performance ...
  16. Gloomy Outlook Holds Back Cisco

    Cisco beat expectations yet again, but conservative guidance held down the stock. ...
  17. More Troubles For Fannie Mae

    Chalk up another $2.2 billion in losses for America's largest mortgage buyer. Fannie's ...
  18. Pride Leads To Yahoo's Downfall

    Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang decided it was better to reign in hell than serve in Microsoft's ...
  19. CVS Posts Record Profits

    Despite the slowing U.S economy, CVS is still going strong.
  20. Kraft Sales Grow, Input Costs Drag

    Despite a drop in profits, Kraft beat estimates and saw its sales climb.
  21. MasterCard's Q1 Results: Priceless

    Despite a weakening economy, MasterCard users kept swiping, propelling the company ...
  22. Verizon Shares Ring True For Value

    Verizon released impressive first quarter results boosted by its growing consumer ...
  23. Mac Sales Boost Apple

    Despite low forecasts Apple is coming out strong with great earnings and fundamentals.
  24. McDonald's Golden Arches Shine On

    McDonald's reported a great first quarter, but the market decided to focus on its ...
  25. Delta-Northwest: Combining Losses, Not Forces

    Both air carriers saw earnings and revenue plunge. Will the proposed merger really ...
  26. CME Worth The Risk?

    The CME Group more than doubled profit, yet failed to meet expectations and was punished ...
  27. Predators And Prey Of The Banking Sector

    On consecutive trading days the two largest U.S. banks reported dismal results. Learn ...
  28. Google Silences Doubters With 30% Growth

    Even with the recent rise in the shares, Google is at a very attractive price considering ...
  29. Financial Sector Love-In A Tad Premature

    Better-than-expected numbers from JPMorgan and Wells Fargo boosted the sector, but ...
  30. Charles Schwab Rides The Wild Market

    The discount broker saw its best quarterly profit ever. Schwab is benefiting from ...
  31. Wachovia's Checklist To Diminish Share Value

    Wachovia released bad news on top of bad news. What is in store for the nation's ...
  32. GE's Nasty Surprise An Opportunity For Investors

    No doubt GE had a bad quarter, but that doesn't mean the stock is rotten. Stock dips ...
  33. Genentech's Avastin Disappoints

    Genentech released earnings that drew mixed reaction from the Street, but on closer ...
  34. The Not-So Friendly Skies

    American Airlines continues to cancel flights as troubles take off for the industry. ...
  35. Citigroup Sheds $12 billion In Risky Loans

    Frozen credit markets may be beginning to thaw. Citi managed to sell $12 billion ...
  36. Alcoa Boxed In By Soaring Bauxite Costs

    High commodity prices seem like they should help an aluminum producer, but Alcoa's ...
  37. Follow Constellation Brands To High Returns

    Impairment charges forced the liquor producer into a loss, but the bad news had already ...
  38. What A Hostile Microsoft Means To Yahoo Shareholders

    Microsoft gave Yahoo's board three weeks to accept its $31-per-share buyout or face ...
  39. Best Buy Rally Bodes Well For Market

    Best Buy's net income dropped but still beat estimates, showing most of the weakness ...
  40. Research In Motion Surpasses All Expectations

    The BlackBerry builder produced another quarter of big profit increases. Fears over ...
  41. UBS, Deutsche Bank Latest Subprime Confessors

    UBS and Deutsche Bank pre-announced more write-downs from subprime linked troubles. ...
  42. What Paulson's Plan Means To Exchanges

    Stock exchanges could benefit while futures exchanges will suffer under Treasury ...
  43. FDIC To Fremont: Put Up Or Shut The Doors

    Fremont General has to shore up capital for its banking unit. Failure would mean ...
  44. Mutual Funds With Hedge Fund Ambitions

    Most investors don't have the coin to invest in hedge funds, but many mutual funds ...
  45. Tough Times Create Rich Consultants

    Accenture's profit rose 37% during a strong quarter. Demand for consulting is strong ...
  46. ConAgra Exits Commodities Trading At The Perfect Time

    ConAgra is moving back to basics by unloading its commodity trading business. Prices ...
  47. Oracle Can't Predict Its Own Future

    Oracle disappointed the market with worse than expected sales growth for new software. ...
  48. Clear Channel And Banks Play Tug Of War

    The long-awaited private equity buyout of Clear Channel has hit a roadblock. The ...
  49. BlackRock Adds $30 Billion In Assets, Courtesy The Fed

    The Bear Stearns collapse worked out well for BlackRock. The asset management company ...
  50. Memo To JPMorgan: Always Check The Fine Print

    JPMorgan upped its bid to $10 from $2 for Bear Stearns to appease shareholders and ...
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